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a team to queensland to investigate the likely impact of expanded development and shipping along the coast. now the story. >> a staggering spectacle of the great barrier reef. it is one of the natural wonders that makes australia so beautiful. but it is threatened by one of the things that makes australia rich, its resources sector. the coral reef was granted world heritage status in the early 1980's. but unesco has expressed concerns about the impact on its delicate ecosystem of expanded ports and increased shipping that it will bring. after making a monitoring visit to the queensland coast last year, it gave the australian government a separate deadline correspond to its concerns. the un morning came with a threat, that's the real estate as could be downgraded to a world heritage area in danger. status could be downgraded. the government has delivered its response and has pledged to stop developments that would cause unacceptable damage to the cold reef. >> it's one of the most prestigious -- precious places on earth and destroy and government has a clear commitment to protecti
of queensland, very big downpours here. well over 100 millimeters in 24 hours. it will stay very disturbed. notice, too, this area to the southeast. that is a problem maker. we have seen flooding in new south wales. the system will stay in the vicinity over the next couple of days, and we could easily see another 100, 1 hundred 20 millimeters over the next 24 to 36 hours. that is likely to cause problems. temperatures in sydney around 21 degrees celsius. the remnants of cyclone rusty, the possibility that it moves across the valley, but the wind certainly with no problems now. no problems with the weather across a good part of south asia. fine and dry here. 34 celsius. showers in sri lanka for the second half of the weekend. l "the flaw," coming this march on link tv. >> this is al jazeera, and these are the stories making headlines. the pope has vowed unconditional obedience and reverence to his successor third benedict will begin his retirement in just a few hours. a leading member of the jamaat as lonnie party--jamaat a islami party has been sentenced to death. the warhol saints ied --
. some showersees affecting the east coast of queensland over the next few days. that certainly has the potential to bring some flooding gulfl the way down to the coast. 23 degrees celsius. no. when picking up the temperature once again in mel boring to about 35 degrees. 27 for perth. staying dry and pretty quiet there in new zealand. getting up to 20 degrees. dry weather making its way across india over the next couple of days, but in the south and was still a few showers there and to china. some showers pushing into the far south of the country and also went to sri lanka. a chance for some drier weather coming through. a very pleasant 25 degrees celsius in doha. acrossking to about northern parts of the middle east. clouds and rain making their way area and rain for beirut. jazeera, aies on our regional government accusing the pakistan government for not protecting the people following the deaths of 84 people. a man in charge of international forces in afghanistan's as reducing civilian casualty is paramount. general dunford reacting to karzai's decision to ban the army and callin
are the premier of queensland. anyone who wants the government to cut corners on the great barrier reef will be sorely disappointed. >> it is one of the top export earner is in australia and they are planning a huge expansion projects including new ports and shipping for coal. >> we are here today to demonstrate against the continued failure of the australian government to prevent the production of coal exporters are along the great barrier reef. australia has submitted a report to ionesco that has failed to say that they will not be building new coal terminals around the world heritage area. >> attracts millions of dollars from tourism every year and environmental groups are calling on politicians to assess
to new research from the university of southern queensland in australia. those mustaches and beards are much more than a fashion statement. they trap allergens that cause asthma attacks help keep the skin from drying out and protect the face from harmful uv rays. >> you should grow out your moustache again. >> george clooney and ben affleck there. >>> the sound of a baby cry can make most of us cringe a little bit. crying is a universal language and today, dr. kim shows us spanish researchers say they have broken the code. >> when it comes to understanding a crying baby parents are clueless. >> i wish.>> reporter: when a baby cries -- >> it means anything. is she hungry? feeling sick? is she afraid of somebody? let's just go down the list and find out exactly what the baby is trying to communicate. >> reporter: now spanish researchers have cracked the baby code. >> they could decode it and tell me why, if i had a reference sheet every time she cried that would be great. >> reporter: listen to the eyes and lists end to the sound. an angry baby
event. yesterday in australia 2.5 feet of rain fell in queensland. all over the world these events are occurring with regularity because we have changed the climate. the good news is, you mentioned china and india. china has put cap and trade in place for two cities and five provinces and has announced it is a pilot for a nationwide cap and trade system two years from now. >> but when you look at these measures that india and china are taking, compare would the enormous increase in coal that they're using, it feels as though, you know, it's game over in the sense -- >> don't give up hope. first of all, we cannot afford that. we have to respond. the future of our civilization is at risk. half the north polar ice cap has disappeared. look at super storm sandy here. look at the 60% of the u.s. in drought. last year the hottest year in u.s. history. we have to stop this. we have to arrest it. >> the single biggest reason for the decline of co2 emissions in the united states or the decline has been the substitution of natural gas and sort of coal. because of fracking, natural gas has be
in the largest states like queensland and western australia where the level of gun ownership and the recreational use of guns was higher than it was in the urban areas. and on top of that, of course, most of the farmers, ranchers, whatever you american term you might want to use supported our party. many of them were very angry at the ban. but in the end, we were able to use the power of public outrage, plus the fact that my government had just been elected with a big majority to in effect persuade, politely the states to implement the ban. if they are not agreed, we would hold a referendum to give the federal government the power to implement the ban, but that was not necessary. >> then you faced the problem, a large number of these guns in circulation and you came up with a very innovative idea, which was essentially a mandatory buyback, correct? >> yes. we funded a tax levy on everybody. the buyback of something like 700,000 guns. the american equivalent of that would be 40 million weapons. that was implemented over a period of time and they were taken in by the police. i have to say, the aust
, and funnels toward the downpour so look what happened today they had two and a half feet of rain in queensland, okay. all over the-- pakistan, 20 million -- >> had to you will cat military in to rescue people. >> of course, and in pakistan 20 million people drive friend their homes, further destable leadsing a nuclear arm country. my home city of nashville two and half years ago, thousands of my neighbors lost their homes and businesses in what was called a once in a thousand year downpour, none of them had flood insurance because they had never in living memory flooded in those areas. every storm is different now because we have altered the water cycle of the earth. >> rose: where is the solution that would make al gore happy? >> well, going back to the earlier exchange, we need to fix our democracy and we need to fix capitalism. our democracyas been hacked, as i said, money plays way too big a role. and we need to quickly migrate our democratic institutions to the internet where individuals can once again have a two-way conversation and connect with one another and with their elected represe
of southern california, queensland -- not california, it's in australia -- mustaches and beards are much more than a celebrity fashion statement. they protect a face from harmful uv rays, trap allergens that cause asthma attacks, and help keep the skin from drying out. >> you can grow a beard pretty quickly, can't you? >> i had a mustache for 10 years. it was bad. >> you should grow it back. >> paco -- >> our guy. >> the healthiest guy on the planet. >>> a massive caffeine buzz for the guy who ordered the most expensive starbuck drink ever. >> he ordered 40 shots for his record-breaking frappucino. the customer uses his own 52- ounce mug for his soy mocha frappe order at a washington state cafe and he also added strawberries, two bananas, caramel drizzle and some powder. the price tag $50. the barista decided to mix in eight more shots of espresso and since it was his birthday they gave him the drink on the house and has been awake for two weeks. >> he has a problem, no sleep for two wreaks. >> that's a lot. >> guess you can load up and not have t
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